Children fall victim to C. Africa violence

As violence in the Central African Republic continues to escalate, some 21,000 people are taking refuge in the Don Bosco camp, where UNICEF workers have the challenging task of providing comfort to traumatised children and young people. Jan 7, 2014

Bangladesh PM defiant after disputed election victory

Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina insisted Monday her walkover win in an election boycotted by the opposition was legitimate and blamed her rivals for the unprecedented bloodshed on polling day. Duration: 01:10 Jan 6, 2014

Lawyers file ICC complaint against Egypt's rulers

Lawyers for the the political wing of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood have submitted a complaint to the ICC asking it to investigate alleged crimes against humanity in the country, they said Monday. Duration: 01:18 Jan 6, 2014

Bangladesh ruling party win 'has no credibility'

The crushing election victory of Bangladesh's ruling Awami League has no credibility, an analyst tells AFPTV. The party has defied pressure to open talks with the opposition after a vote marred by bloodshed, boycotts and low turnout. Duration: 01:00 Jan 6, 2014

Congress hits at Narendra Modi, after Gujarat cops refuse to register FIR against him

New Delhi, Jan 6 (ANI): The Congress on Monday hit out at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi after reports emerged that the Gujarat Police had refused to register an FIR against Modi, his aide Amit Shah and others in the snooping scandal, on a complaint by suspended IAS officer Pradeep Sharma. Sharma, who later threatened to move the court, had reportedly approached Gandhinagar police with his complaint but the police merely accepted his application. Jan 6, 2014

BJP hits out at Prashant Bhushan for supporting referendum

New Delhi, Jan 6 (ANI): BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi on Monday hit out at AAP leader Prashant Bhushan for supporting a referendum on using army for internal security in Kashmir. Lekhi alleged that Bhushan had said this in view of the upcoming General Elections. Bhushan had come under fire over the comment, but later clarified that his statement was distorted by the media. Jan 6, 2014

Politicos on Prashant Bhushan s comments on Jand K referendum

New Delhi, Jan 6 (ANI): Politicos on Monday hit out at AAP leader Prashant Bhushan for supporting a referendum on using army for internal security in Kashmir. Bhushan had come under fire over the comment, but claimed that his statement was distorted by the media. Jan 6, 2014

Prashant Bhushan s comments on JandK referendum were distorted: AAP

New Delhi, Jan 6 (ANI): The Aam Aadmi Party on Monday defended party leader Prashant Bhushan’s statement on Jammu and Kashmir referendum. The party said that Bhushan’s comments had been distorted and as far as security of the state is concerned, AAP is against the referendum on army in Kashmir. Jan 6, 2014

AAP forgot about corruption under Arvind- Arvinder shadow: Harshvardhan

New Delhi, Jan 06 (ANI): BJP leader Harshvardhan on Monday slammed Aam Aadmi Party and said that the party has forgotten about corruption under ‘Arvind- Arvinder shadow’. He said that the party is contradicting its statements when they said that they are against corruption and luxury. He also said that there has been immense amount of money spent on Arvind Kejriwal since he took over as Delhi’s chief minister. Jan 6, 2014

Communal Harmony boosts artificial jewellery industry

Meerut, Jan 6 (ANI): Meerut, located in India’s northern state of Uttar Pradesh is one of the most important commercial centers of the country and houses many big and small business establishments. One such successful unit makes artificial jewellery. Harmony between Hindus and Muslims here is considered to be the main reason for the industry’s success. Jan 6, 2014

Mausoleum of Ala Hazrat in Bareilly draws devotees from different faiths

Bareilly, Jan 6 (ANI): India is a multi faith nation yet people from different communities reside here with utmost brotherhood and communal harmony. Be it helping each other or being a part of one another’s celebrations, people here don’t leave any chance to spread the message of communal harmony. Jan 6, 2014

Heavy snowfall shuts arterial road in Kashmir, hits normal life

Jammu and Kashmir, Jan 6 (ANI): Heavy snowfall forced closure of arterial road in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir state, cutting off people from rest of the valley and disrupting normal life. The arterial Mughal Road in Poonch district is shut as it is buried in snow, cutting the region off from other areas like Srinagar. Jan 6, 2014